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‍‍‍English as a Second L‍‍‍anguage

Our Fix-it Phonics program has been especially designed for learning English as a second language. It is a structured course that uses the tried and tested Letterland system to teach phonics.

Fix-it Phonics is an all-inclusive, step-by-step programme. It has four structured levels that help children to quickly master all the English letter shapes and sounds as well as reading, writing and communication skills.

The first level of the Fix-it Phonics system introduces the English alphabet and first speaking skills.
Level 1 covers Aa–Zz and simple words.

Fix-it Phonics Level 1

Fix-it Phonics Level 2

Fix-it Phonics Level 3

Teaching Scope

  • Letterland who’s who a–z
  • Letter sounds and shapes a–z
  • Capital shapes A–Z
  • Long and short vowels a, e, i, o, u

The second level of the Fix-it Phonics system reviews the sounds and shapes from Level 1 and builds on them, introducing 26 new digraphs. Level 2 covers digraphs and word building.

Teaching Scope

  • Phonemic awareness: a–z, A–Z
  • Word building: a, e, i, o, u, ck, ng, sh, ch, th, ph, -ff, -ll, all, wh
  • Consonant blends: sc, sk, sm, sn, sp, st, sw, bl, cl, fl, gl, pl, sl, br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr, tr
  • Long vowels: a_e, ai, ay, e_e, ee, ea, i_e, ie, y, igh, o_e, oa, ow, u_e, oo
  • More digraphs and trigraphs: ar, or, ir, ur, er, igh, oo, u, aw, au, ew, ow, ou, oy, oi, air, ear

The final level of the Fix-it Phonics system reviews and develops on what was learned in the first two levels and introduces more advanced spellings. Level 3 covers foundations of full literacy.

Teaching Scope

  • Word building

  • Irregular vowels

  • More digraphs & trigraphs

  • Advanced spelling patterns

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Our ELT range introduces a basic English vocabulary, key grammatical structures, the shapes and sounds of the Aa–Zz, short and long vowels and the sh and ch digraphs. Activities and language games featured will build children’s confidence and develop key speaking and listening skills.

Fix-it Phonics Starter Level

Teaching Scope

  • Alphabet letter sounds and shapes
  • Basic English grammar
  • Digraphs ch and sh
  • Listening and speaking practice
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Vocabulary development
  • Word building

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